Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .318 in Westley Richards Accellerated Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .318 in Westley Richards Accellerated Express

Object Number

XX.4022

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is conical with a composite nickel and copper jacket

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.329in
CaseLength2.38in
OverallLength3.38in

Calibre

.318 in

Inscriptions and Marks

W.R.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.
G.Hoyem. History & Development of Small Arms Ammo. Vol 3.